EBC Environmental Justice Webinar: How-To Comply with the New MEPA EJ Regulations and Protocols

Details

Date: February 8, 2022

Contact

Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]

Venue

Virtual Event

Information for viewing the webinar will be shared with registered attendees in a confirmation email.

This EBC Environmental Justice Webinar focuses on the recent changes to the MEPA Regulations, 301 CMR 11.00 and the two new MEPA Environmental Justice Protocols: the MEPA Public Involvement Protocol for Environmental Justice Populations; and MEPA Interim Protocol for Analysis of Project Impacts on Environmental Justice Populations.

The goal of the program is to give practitioners guidance on MEPA’s expectations for proponents and insights into how MEPA will evaluate filings for compliance with the new Environmental Justice regulations and protocols as well as practical advice on how to comply.

A robust panel discussion with the audience will conclude the webinar.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.0 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Additional information can be found under the “Agenda Details” tab above.
Program Chairs:
  • Valerie Moore, Chair, EBC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee; Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • Peter Durning, Managing Shareholder, Mackie Shea Durning, PC
Speaker Agenda:

MEPA’s Environmental Justice Initiative: Implementing Climate Legislation and Working with EJ Communities during MEPA Reviews

  • Tori T. Kim, Assistant Secretary, MEPA Director, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Attention to Detail: How to Prepare for and Address Environmental Justice Issues in MEPA Reviews

  • A.J. Jablonowski, PE, Principal, Epsilon Associates, Inc.
  • Joseph Sabato, MPH, CCM, Senior Consultant, Epsilon Associates, Inc.

Moderated Discussion

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Environmental Justice Webinar: How-To Comply with the New MEPA EJ Regulations and Protocols completed on February 8, 2022, can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC Environmental Justice Webinar: How-To Comply with the New MEPA EJ Regulations and Protocols

Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

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